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Costa Rica prosecutors seek 20 years in fraud case against US investor Cyrus Sepehr
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Costa Rica prosecutors seek 20 years in fraud case against US investor Cyrus Sepehr

The Tico Times - February 13, 2016

Prosecutors painted a dark portrait of 53-year-old real estate developer Cyrus Sepehr in their closing arguments Friday, saying the U.S. citizen defrauded plaintiff Dan Kohanarieh of nearly $8 million…

U.S. man says he’s dying in Costa Rica prison; officials say he’s getting proper care
Crime
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Crime
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U.S. man says he’s dying in Costa Rica prison; officials say he’s getting proper care

The Tico Times - January 29, 2016

A man in a wheelchair wearing a bandana printed with a United States flag wheels himself over to a slight ramp in San Sebastián prison in San José,…

Mexico deports US ‘affluenza’ teen Ethan Couch
Crime
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Crime
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Mexico deports US ‘affluenza’ teen Ethan Couch

AFP - January 28, 2016

MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities on Thursday deported a U.S. teenager known for using an "affluenza" defense in a fatal Texas drunk-driving accident, a month after the fugitive…